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Alberta goes to court in fight with municipality over medical emergency dispatch

Alberta goes to court in fight with municipality over medical emergency dispatch

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is seeking a court order to stop a northern municipality from unilaterally withdrawing from the provincial medical emergency dispatch system.
'Political gunfight:' Environmental law group challenges Alberta oil inquiry in court

'Political gunfight:' Environmental law group challenges Alberta oil inquiry in court

CALGARY — An environmental charity is arguing an inquiry into alleged foreign-led campaigns targeting the oil and gas sector set out to label green groups as anti-Alberta and disrupt their funding before hearing any evidence — accusations government

Alberta to expand world's largest connected stretch of boreal forest preserve

EDMONTON — Alberta plans to expand the world's largest connected stretch of boreal forest preserve.
Aurora Cannabis reports $292M loss in Q2 as restructuring continues

Aurora Cannabis reports $292M loss in Q2 as restructuring continues

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it incurred a $292.8 million loss in its most recent quarter as the company continued restructuring. The Edmonton-based cannabis company's second quarter loss was much lower than the $1.
'Heat of the moment:' Calgary police say officer kicked dog during high-risk arrest

'Heat of the moment:' Calgary police say officer kicked dog during high-risk arrest

CALGARY — Police in Calgary say an officer seen on video kicking a police service dog regrets his actions but was doing so to quiet the animal during a high-risk arrest.
Inter Pipeline shares jump as higher bids expected in Brookfield takeover bid

Inter Pipeline shares jump as higher bids expected in Brookfield takeover bid

CALGARY — A proposed hostile takeover of Inter Pipeline Ltd.
Shares in both Arc Resources and Seven Generations jump on news of oilpatch merger

Shares in both Arc Resources and Seven Generations jump on news of oilpatch merger

CALGARY — Investors applauded with higher stock prices for both Arc Resources Ltd. and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. on Thursday following the announcement of an oilpatch marriage one analyst described as "a merger of high quality equals.
Kenney defends COVID-19 caucus criticism, says final decisions rest with government

Kenney defends COVID-19 caucus criticism, says final decisions rest with government

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, responding to two of his United Conservative caucus members who are openly challenging his government's COVID-19 economic lockdown rules, says it’s a matter of free speech.
Alberta reports first in-school transmission of COVID-19 variant

Alberta reports first in-school transmission of COVID-19 variant

EDMONTON — Alberta for the first time has identified transmission of a more contagious COVID-19 variant inside a school. The province's chief medical officer of health, Dr.
Alberta, Ottawa to distribute $465M to COVID-19 front-line workers

Alberta, Ottawa to distribute $465M to COVID-19 front-line workers

EDMONTON — Front-line workers in Alberta who are at the greatest risk of contracting COVID-19 are to receive one-time, $1,200 cheques under a cost-shared federal-provincial program.